Definition of aisle
1a (1) : a passage (as in a theater or railroad passenger car) separating sections of seats (2) : such a passage regarded as separating opposing parties in a legislature supported by members on both sides of the aisleb : a passage (as in a store or warehouse) for inside traffic
2 : the side of a church nave separated by piers from the nave proper
walk down the aisleor less commonly
go down the aisle
: to get married Prenuptial agreements have long been used by couples who want to set down the terms of any future divorce before they walk down the aisle. — Desa Philadelpha
Examples of aisle in a Sentence
The bride walked down the aisle to the altar.
By the end of the concert, the people in the theater were dancing in the aisles.
Recent Examples of aisle from the Web
But that doesn’t mean that Kerr wasn’t going to walk down the aisle in couture.
Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, leaders on both sides of the aisle had overemphasized the idea of America as an idea and only an idea.
The following day, Trump stunned lawmakers on both sides of the aisle by unexpectedly joining in on the Qatar-bashing.
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, who arrived late and slipped into an aisle seat, sat perfectly still, arms crossed.
Of course, putting this aisle together was no easy feat.
A row of cash registers sat straight ahead, aisles of shelving stacked with an array of goods, both canned and fresh, stretching long past the lines of patrons waiting to check out.
That shooting, by an Illinois man angry about Trump’s election, led to a call for more civility in politics on both sides of the political aisle. ‘
Business was steady on Saturday as couples and families walked the aisles.
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AISLE Defined for Kids
Definition of aisle for Students
1 : a passage between sections of seats (as in a church or theater)
2 : a passage between shelves (as in a supermarket)
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